is not Zoe's favorite day of the year. It's not that she
doesn't like seeing the kids when they come for candy.
Barking at the doorbell is always fun. It's just
that darn pumpkin. Why does Mom insist on making me sit next
to it, she asks. It happens every
Just how much do you
suppose Zoe doesn't want to be sitting next to that pumpkin? Pat
kept having to slide her over to it, then jump back to try and snap the
picture before Zoe crept away.
Zoe says, I really would prefer not to wear this stupid pumpkin mask.
Pat has become quite proficient at pumpkin carving. Zoe is only
feigning interest in the pumpkin. She's really just mad that we
moved the couch away from the window so that she can't see out.
Can you see Zoe in the first picture? Every once in a while Zoe
rolls onto her back and plays with her toys. My theory is that
she doesn't really like playing with them that way. I think she
realizes that we think it's so damn cute, and she might score a treat
as a result.